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Tour de l'Avenir: Rider profiles

The Tour de l’Avenir is often referred to as the mini-Tour de France and is a proving ground for young talent. Former winners of the race include Felice Gimondi, Greg LeMond, Maguel Indurain, Laurent Fignon, Nairo Quintana and current Vuelta a Espana leader Esteban Chaves. During this year’s Tour de l’Avenir, Cyclingnews reporter and DirectVelo founder Pierre Carrey has been...
Via Cycling News
August 29, 2015  |  Discuss

inCycle video: The Tour de France finish on the Champs-Élysées

The introduction of the Champs-Élysées as the grand finale in 1975 added a new dimension to the Tour de France, and the famous finish beneath the Arc de Triomphe is an intrinsic part of the race’s appeal. In its 40 years on the Tour, the Champs-Élysées has been the site of so many dramatic moments, from Greg LeMond’s defeat of Laurent Fignon in 1989 to Djamoladine Abdoujaparov’s...
Via Cycling News
August 04, 2015  |  Discuss

LeMond: Froome 'within the realm of human performance' at Tour de France

Amid all the speculation about the validity of Tour de France leader Chris Froome's performances, three-time Tour champion Greg LeMond assured that the Sky rider's performance is 'within the realm of human performance'. Ahead of Froome's spectacular ride on the first Pyrenean mountain finish in La Pierre-Saint-Martin, a video surfaced online that overlaid Froome's supposed power...
Via Cycling News
July 20, 2015  |  Discuss

News shorts: Ullrich should hand back yellow jersey, says LeMond

Ullrich should return his yellow jersey, says LeMond Jan Ullrich, winner of the 1997 Tour de France, “should think about giving back his yellow jersey,” Greg LeMond told the German BILD tabloid newspaper. “For his entire life he will have to come to terms with what happened in his career,” LeMond said. “I said it this way about Floyd Landis and Tyler Hamilton: You have...
Via Cycling News
July 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Greg LeMond rejects leniency for Lance Armstrong

ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) U.S. cycling great Greg LeMond has rejected calls for Lance Armstrong's life ban to be reduced, saying ''if there's anybody who deserves a ban, it's this guy.'' LeMond told a news conference in Adelaide, where he is attending the Tour Down Under cycle race, that Armstrong's doping activities ''took a good 10 years out of my life.'' He said the seven-time...
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January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

30 For 30 Review – Slaying The Badger

Director - John Dower Length - 90 minutes with commercial (78 minutes without) Installment - #62 of 30 for 30/ESPN Films series Most Similar To - 9.79 as well as ESPN-distributed Senna. Grade - Right outside of the top ten. Review- Unless you’re an individual who just can’t enjoy a sports documentary unless it covers a sport you’re not overly familiar with, Slaying The...
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July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

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